Production Supervisor - Stamping

Job Locations US-MN-Brooklyn Park
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(2/15/2024 12:45 PM)
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Cretex Medical is a leading contract manufacturer of precision components and assemblies for the medical device industry.  Our customers view us as a trusted partner in the areas of injection molding, laser processing, metal stamping and device assembly.  Learn more at 


The Production Supervisor will support the Stamping business unit and be responsible for directing and coordinating manufacturing processes and staff to ensure production objectives are achieved at the lowest cost consistent with customer delivery and quality requirements.  This role drives continuous improvement to the methods of manufacturing and ensures a safe and procedural compliant work environment.


Production Supervisor Responsibilities:

  • Maintain workflow by monitoring steps of the process; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources; studying methods; implementing cost reductions; developing reporting procedures and systems; facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments
  • Ensure the production schedule is attained and issues are resolved in a timely manner
  • Maintain quality and safety by establishing and enforcing standards
  • Communicate and deliver employee communication tools for job performance to include annual performance goals, employee recognition, training, and development, coaching and counseling
  • Lead staff through visual metrics and tiered accountability meetings
  • Monitor staffing levels and partners with Human Resources on talent management initiatives
  • Enforce company standards by following and enforcing policies and procedures
  • Lead project management activities and teams
  • Complete special projects as needed
  • Drive process improvements in quality, delivery, inventory, and safety procedures
  • Ensure work instructions, set up sheets, and checklists are used and understood
  • Enter production information into the ERP system on a timely basis
  • Support and comply with the company Quality System, ISO, and medical device requirements
  • Read, understand, and follow work instructions and standard work
  • Partner with other business segments: sales/marketing, customer service, engineering, quality, and finance
  • Understand customer needs and the core business markets we serve
  • Ensure business systems are implemented, maintained, and functioning properly
  • Participate in required company meetings
  • Maintain an organized work area (5S)
  • Participate in the Operational Excellence Program
  • Ability to work in a manufacturing environment
  • Complete all other work duties as assigned


Production Supervisor Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in a business or technical field
  • 5 years of experience leading processes and teams in a manufacturing environment
  • Lean Practitioner Certification
  • Ability to consistently achieve short and long-term business results
  • Microsoft Office proficiency (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask

Production Supervisor Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Industrial Technology, Operations, or an equivalent field
  • Supervisory Certificates
  • Functional experience
  • Quality and/or Operational Excellence training such as Lean, Six-Sigma, ASQ-CQE, etc.
  • Working knowledge of ISO 9001/13485
  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Continuing Education; including participation in local chapters, associations, and/or organizations

Physical & Environment Requirements:

Cretex Companies use cutting oils, solvents, and other chemicals in the manufacturing process.  Testing is conducted on a periodic basis to ensure that all chemicals are kept well below the OSHA permissible exposure levels.


What is it like to work at Cretex Medical 

We recognize the contribution of every individual and promote growth, safety and security for all our employees. Cretex Medical values performance and pays competitive wages along with a rich benefit package. We offer a positive work environment with a focus on continuous improvement.  


Here are some of things that employees have said about working for Cretex Medical:  

  • The culture at Cretex is collaborative. Everyone here is willing to help you whether it is a director, a machinist, or your boss. Everyone is always willing to help you figure out a project and get it done right. 
  • I would tell potential interns that Cretex is a great company to work for. It has set a high bar for corporate culture as well as the quality of work you can do. I would definitely recommend it. 
  • I learned that I really like the medical device industry. The importance and the gravity of what we do here is felt by the employees. You can have that passion in your work because you know what you are striving for is to save lives.” 

We encourage you to explore the many opportunities Cretex Medical can offer you as a valued team member. 


Company Benefits  

Cretex Medical offers a full benefit package to its employees. Benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance options. Cretex Medical also offers a 401(k)-retirement plan with employer match, profit sharing, short- and long-term disability insurance, paid time off and holiday pay. 


Cretex Medical also offers company-specific benefits, such as: 

  • Employee appreciation events 
  • Volunteer opportunities 
  • Training and development opportunities 
  • Tuition reimbursement 
  • New state-of-the-art facility in Brooklyn Park!  


Applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, veteran status, marital status, family status, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected status as required by law.  Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment and eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit 


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